# Perpendicular Symbol

Symbol Format Data
Code Point
U+22A5
TeX
\perp
SVG

## Usage

In geometry, the perpendicular symbol is used to show that two lines are perpendicular lines to eachother. Visually, the symbol is made up of two lines which form a perpendicular angle. Typically the perpendicular symbol is used in an expression like this:

In plain langauge this means that the line defined by the two points and and the other line defined by the two points and are perpendicular to each other.

## Related

The right tack symbol.

The left tack symbol.

Raised interpolation marker